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Physical Activity Can Enhance Mental Health

  It's a proven fact that exercise improves mental health by reducing anxiety, depression, and negative mood and by improving self-esteem and cognitive function. There are a host of other benefits to exercising regularly, too (weight loss, increased interest in sex, increased stamina, etc.) In the midst of this pandemic, when so many of us are self-isolating and cut off from our normal routines, it's more important than ever to do everything we can to keep our stress levels low and give our lives a little structure. Although mental health professionals have been slow to adopt exercise regimens in the...

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NJ-based Mental Health-Focused Nonprofit Creates a Virtual Fundraiser (App.com)

“We hear again and again that mental health matters. It does. For all of us. The mental health effects of the pandemic could linger long after the crisis has passed…”– Shore House, a nonprofit mental health support center in Long Branch, NJ Our mental health is one of the most important things that we possess as individuals. This is a very simple fact that far-too-often gets buried in the rigmarole of daily life as we wade through our routines, passing from one stressor to another. The current crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated life even further in a...

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